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Ancient Greek; compare French lientérie.


lientery (countable and uncountable, plural lienteries)

  1. (medicine) A form of diarrhea in which food passes through the body with little or no digestion.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lientery in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)